PRIMARY ELECTIONS STATE BY STATE

Washington DC

Primaries:

  • Municipal primaries: closed
  • Presidential primaries: closed

Registration:

  • Voters may or may not choose to affiliate with a political party. However, in order to vote in a primary election in the District of Columbia, you must be registered to vote with one of the parties that is eligible to conduct a primary election (Democratic, Republican, D.C. Statehood Green, or Libertarian).
  • 18% of Washington DC voters are registered as “other” or with a 3rd party.

Details of voting in Municipal and Presidential primary elections:

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